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HerbologyD

Herbs that tonify the Yang

HerbsPropertyTasteMeridiansFunctionsC/C
Xiao Mao Hot Toxic Pungent KD -tonify Kd & fortify Yang -Expel cold & eliminate dampness Def Yin w/ heat signs
Bu Gu Zhi Very warm Pungent Bitter SP KD -tonify Kd & fortify Yang - tonify & warm Sp Yang -Aid Kd to grasp Qi -stabilize the essence & reserve urine -Topically use for Alopecia, psoriasis & vertigo Def Yin w/ heat signs
Yin Yang Huo Warm Pungent SWT LIV, KD -tonify Kd & fortify Yang -Tonify Yin & Yang & harnesses ascendant Liver Yang -Expel wind-damp-cold -Contra in patients w/ fire from Yin Def -Should not take as decoc over prolong period
Du Zhong Warm Sli Pung SWT LIV, KD -tonify Liv & Kd, strengthen sinew & bone -aids the smooth flow of Qi & blood -calm fetus -hypertension from Rising Liv Yang Yin Def Heat
Gu Sui Bu Warm Bitter LIV, KD -tonify Kd -promote mending of sinews & bones -stimulate growth hair use topically Cautiously w/ Yin Def
Gou Ji Warm SWT Bitter LIV, KD -tonify Liv & Kd, strengthen sinew & bone -expel wind & dampness -stabilize Kd -difficult urination or heat from Yin Def -long term use is not recommend
Rou Cong Rong warm sweet, salty KD, LI -tonify Kd, strengthen Yang -warm the womb -moisten Intestine & facilitate passage of stool -patient w/ diarrhea from weak St or Sp -Yin def pattern w/ heat signs
Yin Yang Huo Warm Pungent SWT Lv, Kd 1.tonify kd & fortify Yang 2.Tonify Yin & Yang & harnesses ascendant Liver Yang 3.Expel wind-damp-cold -Contra in patients w/ fire from Yin Def -Should not take as decoc over prolong period
Suo Yang Warm SWT LIV, KD, LI 1.tonify Kd & fortify Yang 2.nourish blood, augment essence & strengthen sinews 3.moisten intestine & unblock bowels -Kd Yin Def w/ heat signs -Diarrhea from Sp Def or constipation from excess heat
Hu Tao Ren warm SWT LU, KD, LI 1.tonify Kd & strengthen back & knees 2.warm Lu & help Kd to grasp Qi 3.moisten Intestine & unblock bowels -Yin def heat -phlegm fire or hot cough -watery stool
Yi Zhi Ren warm Pungent Sp, Kd 1.warm Kd, retains essence & hold urine 2.warm Sp & stop diarrhea Heat signs
Ba Ji Tian Sli warm Pungent SWT Kd 1.tonify Kd & fortify Yang 2.strengthen sinews & bones 3.disperse wind & expels damp cold -Damp heat or heat from Yin def -difficult urination
Xu Duan Sli warm Pungent SWT Bitter LIV, KD 1.tonify Liv & Kd, strengthen sinew & bone 2.promote movement of blood, alleviate pain & generate flesh 3.stop uterine bleeding & calm the fetus
Tu Si Zi Neutral Pungent SWT LIV, KD 1.tonify Kd, augment Yin, secure essence & reserve urine 2.tonify Kid & Liv & improve vision 3.benefit Sp & Kd & stop diarrhea 4.calm fetus Fire from Yin def
Lu Rong warm sweet, salty Lv, Kd 1.tonify kd & fortify Yang 2.tonify Du chnl, augment essence & blood & strengthen sinews & bones 3.tonify & nourish Qi & blood 4. regulate penetrate & conceptional vessel & stabilize girdle vessel 1.heat from Yin def 2.warm febrile dz
Lu Rong warm sweet, salty Lv, Kd 1.tonify kd & fortify Yang 2.tonify Du chnl, augment essence & blood & strengthen sinews & bones 3.tonify & nourish Qi & blood 4. regulate penetrate & conceptional vessel & stabilize girdle vessel 1.heat from Yin def 2.warm febrile dz
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